2002 Saturn L300 Q&A
2002 Saturn L300 Question: oil pan
Labor rate guide says labor to replace is about 1.5 hours. I looked at the repair instructions, it did not seem complex to replace the engine oil pan. Oil pan bolts get tightened to 11 ft/lb this engine doesn't use an oil pan gasket from new, Saturn use a sealer (any auto parts store has a comparable product), Felpro may list a gasket between the oil pan and engine. - patrick mannion
Service man recommended going to a dealer that has Saturn Parts and get new pan. This is about $677. Is there a less expensive solution?
Also what does it cost to put a rebuilt transmission in this same car. Thanks..I need a honest mechanic.
The oil pan has a hole in it form running over a shovel, all of the oil leaked out.
the check oil light doesnt tell me when i am low on oil, it can have anywhere from 2 1/2 to 3 quarts in it and no warning lights up . the car smokes when i start it like a blueish and smells like ...